Pricing Carbon Emissions:
the Economics of Climate Change and the Possible Solutions
Betty Carteret, Citizens’ Climate Lobby
1 Hour CPE
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 6:30pm – 7:50 pm
6:30-7:00 pm – Welcome and Networking
7:00-7:50 pm – Speaker
We will send out a Zoom conference link before the meeting.
Climate change is here, but what are the economic consequences? Our speaker will discuss the economic costs of climate change and the pros and cons of various government approaches to address it. The focus will be on the US federal government but will also cover foreign actions and recent Washington state legislation.
Betty Carteret is a retired mechanical engineer who lives in Anacortes, WA with her husband Eric Shen. Betty spent most of her career working at the Department of Energy’s Hanford site in eastern Washington on energy technology development and radioactive waste cleanup. She is a founding member and Vice President of the nonprofit Friends of Skagit Beaches. She also serves as co-lead of the Skagit Chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Education, a national organization focused on educating the public on climate change solutions and building support for carbon pricing legislation.
Cost: Members $10, Non-Members $20, Free to Students.
Click here to register. Reservation deadline is Tuesday, May 17, 2022.